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Ümit Elçi

Böcek (The Cockroach)

Edition 1995
91' - 1995 - Drama - Dialogue: Turkish
Director: Ümit Elçi Composer: Cem Idiz With: Münir Akça, Mustafa Suphi Baltaci, Saime Bekbay
The hero of the story is Recai Bey a vulgar and uncivilized police chief with an aversion to women and intellectuals. As a result of his deep down rage hastened by his childhood and bad living conditions, he perceives everybody around him as a cockroach and plans to purify society by destroying them all. However, following his dismissal from his active police job, he believes not to be able to realise his mission. One morning, he sees a cockroach in his bathroom. This encounter and his desperate struggle against the insect speeds up the degeneration process ...

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Credits

Director

Ümit Elçi

Composer

Cem Idiz

With

Münir Akça, Mustafa Suphi Baltaci, Saime Bekbay

Scenario

Ümit Elçi, Erhan Bener

Director of Photography

Colin Mounier

Editor

Aytug Aydin

Producer

S. Kadir Yilmaz

More information

Dialogue

Turkish

Countries of production

Turkey

Screenplay based on

"Böcek" (Erhan Bener)

Year

1995

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